Mark the wood to desired block length. Mark two more times for the remaining two blocks.
Cut the blocks to size using marks from the previous step.
Sand each of the blocks in preparation for painting.
Paint each of the blocks in desired colors.
Glue each of the blocks together using hot glue and wood glue.
Trace words onto each of the blocks using tracing paper.
Engrave the traced letters into the blocks.
Apply a ribbon to the blocks using hot glue.